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Should I remove Power2Go?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
25% remove it75% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #88
United States Rank #43
Reach 6.3471%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 10.20 days
300.97 days >
Average installed length: 158.14 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
6.1.6305 0.59%
6.1.6224 0.09%
6.1.6207 1.58%
6.1.5706 2.98%
6.1.5705 2.82%
6.1.5331 4.10%
6.1.5125 0.19%
6.1.5015 0.13%
6.1.4817 3.73%
6.1.4725 2.46%
6.1.4419 3.57%
6.1.4329 4.70%
6.1.4204 7.55%
6.1.4022 3.62%
6.1.3912 0.12%
6.1.3810 2.12%
6.1.3802 0.20%
6.1.3715 3.24%
6.00.0000 0.00%
6.0.3416 0.01%
6.0.3415 3.78%
6.0.3318 0.31%
6.0.3311 2.94%
6.0.3304 5.87%
6.0.3101 9.06%
6.0.3030 0.02%
6.0.2609 0.07%
6.0.2602 1.79%
6.0.2512 0.07%
6.0.2425 0.01%
6.0.2423 0.32%
6.0.2325 2.17%
6.0.2217 0.01%
6.0.2202 2.19%
6.0.2119 0.97%
6.0.2112 2.09%
5.6.4607 0.03%
5.6.4524 0.09%
5.6.4223 0.12%
5.6.4120 0.01%
5.6.4109 1.27%
5.6.3919 2.37%
5.6.3917 1.75%
5.6.3711 0.00%
5.6.3610 1.17%
5.6.3430 0.31%
5.6.3423 0.14%
5.6.3417 0.84%
5.6.3327 1.97%
5.6.3321a 0.08%
5.6.3321 0.00%
63 versions

Typically installed together

Other programs by CyberLink

Power2Go

What is Power2Go?  (from CyberLink)

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Overview

Power2Go is a software program developed by CyberLink. The most common release is 6.0.3101, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named power2go.exe. The setup package generally installs about 56 files and is usually about 129.5 MB (135,785,512 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 72% of users of Power2Go come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

This program is pre-installed on Lenovo PCs

Pre-installed software such as this is usually included by default on the manufacturer's PC. Many OEM (original equipment manufacture) software that is included with a new PC is useful and in many cases required for the PC to function properly as in the case of various software drivers. However, some pre-installed software is optional and can be safely removed.
Power2Go is typically pre-installed with Lenovo computers.
Some users and experts alike have reported that this program is considered bloatware or bundleware. Such software is optional and can be safely removed if you do not utilize the features of the progam.
  • It is usually licensed for use only on the Lenovo PC on which it was pre-installed.
  • It is often time or functionally (lite version) limited for Lenovo computers.
  • If you do not use this program you might consider remvoing it as it often consumes system resources, even if not actively being run, adversely affecting system responsiveness.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.cyberlink.com
Help link: support.gocyberlink.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Cyberlink\Power2Go\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{40BF1E83-20EB-11D8-97C5-0009C5020658}\Setup.exe" /z-uninstall
Estimated size: 129.5 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Power2Go

Program executable:power2go.exe
Name:Power2Go
Signed by:CyberLink
Path:C:\Program Files\lenovo\power2go\power2go.exe
MD5:758d1e0d10c7f69d035cf64579aeb6f7
Additional files:
  • EvoParser.dll - Cyberlink Product Evolution Parser DLL
  • CLImgUtility.dll - Cyberlink Image Utility Library (CLImgUtility DLL)
  • CBS.dll - Cyberlink Burning Service (CBS)
  • CLMP1V.dll - Cyberlink MPEG1 encoder (CyberLink MPEG1 Video Encoder)
  • CLMP2V.dll - Cyberlink MPEG2 encoder (CyberLink MPEG2 Video Encoder)
  • CLAuMixer.dll - CyberLink CLAuMixer (CLAuMixer)
  • CLAuNR.DLL - CyberLink CLAuNRDLL (CLAuNRDLL)
  • CLDrvChk.exe - CyberLink CLDrvChk (CLDrvChk)
  • CLDRM.dll - Cyberlink CLDRM (CLDRM)
  • CLDSC.dll - Cyberlink CLDSC (CLDSC)
  • DIEGO.dll - cyberlink DIEGO (DIEGO)
  • CLCcrt.dll - PowerDirector (CyberLink Corp. PowerDirector Main)
  • HwCtrlMgr.dll - HwCtrlMgr
  • AuthorBAT.dll - AuthorBAT Dynamic Link Library (AuthorBAT DLL)
  • AuthorGVD.dll - AuthorGVD Dynamic Link Library (AuthorGVD DLL)
  • AuthorHMT.dll - AuthorHMT Dynamic Link Library (AuthorHMT DLL)
  • CLAuNorm.dll - CLAuNorm Dynamic Link Library (CLAuNorm DLL)
  • CLVistaAudioMixer.dll - CyberLink Vista Audio Mixer
  • lfbmp13n.dll (by LEAD Technologies) - LEADTOOLS(r) DLL for Win32
  • LFCMP13n.DLL (by LEAD Technologies)
  • lffax13n.dll (by LEAD Technologies)
  • lfgif13n.dll (by LEAD Technologies)
  • Lfpng13n.dll (by LEAD Technologies)
  • lfpsd13n.dll (by LEAD Technologies)
  • lftga13n.dll (by LEAD Technologies)
  • lftif13n.dll (by LEAD Technologies)
  • LTCLR13n.dll (by LEAD Technologies)
  • LTDIS13n.dll (by LEAD Technologies)
  • ltefx13n.dll (by LEAD Technologies)
  • Lfbmp15u.dll (by LEAD Technologies) - LEADTOOLS® for Win32 (BMP filter (Win32))
  • Lfcmp15u.dll (by LEAD Technologies) - CMP filter (Win32)
  • Lffax15u.dll (by LEAD Technologies) - FAX filter (Win32)
  • Lfgif15u.dll (by LEAD Technologies) - GIF filter (Win32)
  • Lfpng15u.dll (by LEAD Technologies) - PNG filter (Win32)
  • Lfpsd15u.dll (by LEAD Technologies) - PSD filter (Win32)
  • Lftga15u.dll (by LEAD Technologies) - TGA filter (Win32)
  • Lftif15u.dll (by LEAD Technologies) - TIF filter (Win32)
  • Ltclr15u.dll (by LEAD Technologies) - Color conversion (Win32)
  • Ltdis15u.dll (by LEAD Technologies) - Display kernel (Win32)

How do I remove Power2Go?

Quickly and completely remove Power2Go from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Power2Go from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Power2Go, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Power2Go.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 71%
Win 8 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 25%
Keep it 75%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#88

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 76.09%
Windows Vista 16.17%
Windows 8 7.35%
Windows XP 0.39%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 67.62%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 14.47%
Windows 7 Professional 3.24%
Windows 8 3.16%
Windows 7 Home Basic 2.15%
Windows 7 Ultimate 1.65%

Distribution by countryGeography

72.07% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 72.07%
  Canada 2.99%
  United Kingdom 2.60%
  Germany 2.39%
  Italy 1.91%
  France 1.79%
  Australia 1.22%
  Spain 1.22%
  Brazil 1.06%
  Mexico 0.83%
  Japan 0.79%
  Belgium 0.74%
  Sweden 0.74%
  Netherlands 0.70%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 84.75%
Lenovo 14.38%
ASUS 0.24%
Dell 0.23%
Acer 0.13%
Toshiba 0.05%
American Megatrends 0.05%
Intel 0.04%
Sahara 0.03%
Samsung 0.02%
Gateway 0.02%
GIGABYTE 0.02%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 9.66%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 7.42%
HP G62 Notebook PC 4.00%
HP G60 Notebook PC 2.65%
HP Pavilion dv5 Notebook ... 2.08%
HP G72 Notebook PC 1.99%

About CyberLink

CyberLink is a digital entertainment & multimedia products application whose products include video editing application, media middle application, a multimedia application suite, DVD authoring application, picture organizer & viewers & optical disc authoring application.
Publisher URL: www.cyberlink.com

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Eleven Cool4 months ago
Bloatware. 2 year old laptop, never used once.